Vietnam Full Disclosure


Podcast: “Veterans need to tell their stories” – Dan Shea

Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019....

Podcast: “I just couldn’t have any part of it” – Bob Musil, former Army Captain

"Over 4,000 junior officers ... brought suit against the Secretary of Defense for war crimes, who carried out demonstrations, who were quite active in their opposition."

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and...

Podcast: “All I did was open my mouth,” Ahmad Daniels sentenced to a decade in military prison

US Marine Ahmad Daniels was sentenced to a decade in prison for speaking to other servicemen about the injustices he saw and questioning military authority.

Podcast: Al Glatkowski’s anti-war high seas mutiny aboard the SS Columbia Eagle

Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

VFP honored by Vietnam Union of Friendship Orgs in Hanoi

VFP honored by Vietnam Union of Friendship Orgs in Hanoi

As reported by the Vietnam News Agency on Monday, September 9, 2019. Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) presented a certificate of merit to Veterans for Peace (VFP) at a roundtable seminar in Hanoi on September 9. The VUFO also...

Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit: UMass Boston reception

Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit: UMass Boston reception

Ron Carver’s Waging Peace in Viet Nam exhibit opened yesterday at UMass Boston. The opening reception was graced with poets Doug Rawlings, Dave Connolly, and Lamont Steptoe, and Vietnam-era resister Susan Schnall.

Ending War, American-Style

Ending War, American-Style

This Tomgram posted by Andrew Bacevitch on September 10, 2019, with introduction by Nick Turse, speaks to the moral bankruptcy of the United States in regards to its historic and ongoing reckless war-making. As the U.S. makes noises about finally withdrawing from...

Still Not Getting the Viet Nam War

Still Not Getting the Viet Nam War

by William J. Astore, first published on his blog, I recently read an article on Rocky Bleier’s return to Vietnam, the subject of a documentary on ESPN. Rocky Bleier played on the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in the 1970s, when the Steelers were...

Live from Spokane: Battling the Viet Nam war from the inside

Live from Spokane: Battling the Viet Nam war from the inside

Spokane Public Radio’s Doug Nadvornick hosted the Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Inland Journal program featuring interviews recorded at the Veterans For Peace convention held days earlier in Spokane, Washington. The podcast focuses partly on Ron Carver’s...

Which 50th anniversary pin will YOU wear?

Which 50th anniversary pin will YOU wear?

On July 16, 2019, New Hampshire Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster announced her office’s participation in the Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary Pin Program  to honor all Vietnam-era veterans for “valiantly serving our nation.” After sharing...

A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

First posted August 20, 2019 by author Steve Early on BeyondChron; reposted August 24 on Portside. by Steve Early Fifty years ago this fall, a campus upsurge turned opposition to the Vietnam War into a genuine mass movement. On October 15, 1969, several million...

veterans for peace logoThe Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

Upcoming Events

  1. Peace Poetry Workshop & Open Mic

    November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
  2. The Boys Who Said No! film screening

    November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
  3. Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor

    November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

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“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

…thoughts from Suel Jones

“If you hold a real weapon in your hand you will feel its character strongly. It is fearsome. It’s only purpose is death. And its power is not just in the material from which it is made, but also from the intention of its makers. It is regrettable that...

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014...